keyctl_join_session_keyring(3) — Linux manual page

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NAME         top

       keyctl_join_session_keyring - join a different session keyring

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <keyutils.h>

       key_serial_t keyctl_join_session_keyring(const char *name);

DESCRIPTION         top

       keyctl_join_session_keyring() changes the session keyring to
       which a process is subscribed.

       If name is NULL then a new anonymous keyring will be created, and
       the process will be subscribed to that.

       If name points to a string, then if a keyring of that name is
       available, the process will attempt to subscribe to that keyring,
       giving an error if that is not permitted; otherwise a new keyring
       of that name is created and attached as the session keyring.

       To attach to an extant named keyring, the keyring must have
       search permission available to the calling process.

RETURN VALUE         top

       On success keyctl_join_session_keyring() returns the serial
       number of the key it found or created.  On error, the value -1
       will be returned and errno will have been set to an appropriate
       error.

ERRORS         top

       ENOMEM Insufficient memory to create a key.

       EDQUOT The key quota for this user would be exceeded by creating
              this key or linking it to the keyring.

       EACCES The named keyring exists, but is not searchable by the
              calling process.

LINKING         top

       This is a library function that can be found in libkeyutils.
       When linking, -lkeyutils should be specified to the linker.

SEE ALSO         top

       keyctl(1), add_key(2), keyctl(2), request_key(2), keyctl(3),
       keyrings(7), keyutils(7), session-keyring(7),
       user-session-keyring(7)

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                          20 Feb 2014KEYCTL_JOIN_SESSION_KEYRING(3)

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